What were New York's major concerns at the Constitutional Convention?
There were concerns of it being overshadowed by other issues. The were concerns about who to represent at the congress. And the issue of crowd controll
There were two major concerns at the US Constitutional Convention. One was that delegates that were not Federalists demanded amendments to the Constitution to guarantee that the Federal government would not infringe upon the laws of the various states. Another important issue was how to deal with the slavery question. The best compromise that was accepted was that after 10 years, no more new slaves would be imported to the US.
He was a delegate to the constitutional convention and signed the constitution. He did not play a major role in the convention however. His greatest constribution came afterwards. When North Carolina held a convention to consider ratifying the constitution they rejected it. It was largely through Spaight's influence that a second convention was held which finally ratified. Michael Montagne
What are two of major issues that divided the constitutional convention on which the delegates had to compromise?
What are two of the major issues that divided the Constitutional Convention on which the delegates had to compromise?
The Constitutional Convention, like many major assemblies in history, had many miracles attached to it. It was a miracle in itself that the Constitution has endured enough to allow a nation to survive and prosper as much as it did. Four major weaknesses that were overcome are miracles in themselves: the idea that nine out of the 13 states had to agree on sensitive and controversial issues, all 13 states had to agree to amendments…
Meeting in 1787, the American Constitution Convention had a number of central themes that served as primary discussion-points, and points of contention, for the delegates in attendance. None was more important than the multi-faceted theme conveyed in this two-part question, 'What power must the federal government legally wield -- and how?'
== == James Madison, the fifth president, was the last one who plyed a really major role in the founding of the republic, being one of the most important delegates to the Constitutional Convention (he is called the father of the Constitution), one of the authors of the Federalist Papers, and the chief author of the Bill of Rights. If you want to stretch the definition of "founding father" though, then James Monroe, who was…